Monthly Calendar

September 2018 Calendar of Events at Long Key

Most programs require preregistration. Check with the park office to confirm.

Preschool Play 'n' Learn ​Thursday, September 13, 10-11 a.m.
Nature at Night Hike ​Friday, September 14, 8-19 p.m.
Knee-High Naturalist ​Wednesday, September 26, 10-11 a.m.
National Public Lands Day ​Saturday, September 29, 9 a.m.-noon
Guided Nature Hike ​Sunday, September 30, 10-11 a.m.




Long Key Nature Center 

entrance to Long Key Nature Center 


trail at Long Key Nature Center


Nature Crafts for Kids
- Drop by the Discovery Room to make a variety of craft projects from natural and recycled materials. Fee is $4/person.

Knee-High Naturalist - Preschool children explore the natural world while learning nature-based lessons. Program may include games, hands-on activities, crafts, storytelling, songs, and a nature walk or animal encounter. Preregistration is required. Fee: $5/person.

EcoAction Days - First Saturday of the month, October-May, 9 a.m.-noon. For ages 13 and up. Volunteers clean up trash, plant native plants, and/or remove non-native invasive plants. Students can earn community service hours for graduation and college scholarships, and others can help improve and preserve the environment. Participants should dress appropriately with long sleeves, long pants, and closed-toe shoes that can get dirty. Participants should also bring gloves, a hat, sunscreen, insect repellent, and drinking water. Extra tools such as shovels, rakes, and hand pruners are welcome. Volunteers must fill out an application before participating.